Arts

Los Alamos High School Olions Present [Title of Show]

LAHS News:

The Los Alamos High School Olions are preparing for their last performance of the year: [Title of Show] – the clean version.

[Title of Show] is a musical that follows two young men named Jeff and Hunter, who make the decision to write an original musical and submit it to a theater festival. The catch is that the festival is in three weeks.

Jeff and Hunter gather their actress friends, Susan and Heidi and hire a pianist named Larry to pull the show together. With their team assembled, they work together to create a musical about creativity, imagination, community and growing together


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Trapdoor Projects: ‘Sometime I Just Let The Birds Sing’

Trapdoor Projects new installation with Albuquerque artist mk: ‘Sometimes I Just Let The Birds Sing’ . Courtesy image

Trapdoor Projects News:

‘Sometimes I Just Let The Birds Sing’ is an installation by mk in collaboration with what is left of Trapdoor Projects’ exhibition space following a recent fire in April 2021.

Functioning in the same way as one would handle grief, mk considers the parallels of the tribulations of their parents and of themselves, exploring the relationship of this event to their own family histories and complex trauma. 

“A fire is something that comes out of the blue, without


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Big Horn Sheep Spotted Near Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

Big horn sheep spotted Sunday near the edge of the Rio Grande Gorge at the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in Taos. Bighorn sheep typically weigh 160-250 pounds, but males may weigh more than 350 pounds. Their wide-set eyes are situated well to provide a wide arc of exceptional vision. The bighorn sheep’s keen eyesight, hearing and sense of smell help detect and avoid predators. Source: National Wildlife Federation. Photo by Dave Lannen

A camera shy big horn sheep stays behind a bush Sunday near Rio Grande Gorge. Although not as agile as mountain goats, bighorn sheep are well-equipped for climbing the


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Meow Wolf Honors Teachers With Ticket Giveaway Event

Meow Wolf honors teachers by offering a giveaway to 25 public school teachers to receive free 4-pack tickets to the House of Eternal Return exhibit in Santa Fe. Photo by Jonathan Reilly

MEOW WOLF News:

SANTA FE — Just weeks after reopening their famed immersive experience, House of Eternal Return, Meow Wolf is spreading the love to educators across the state of New Mexico by offering a giveaway for free tickets during Teachers Appreciation week.

Beginning Monday, Meow Wolf will hold a giveaway for New Mexico teachers on their Santa Fe Facebook page. To enter the contest, teachers and fans of teachers


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Arts Council Hosts Brown Bag Concert Live Wednesday!

The Brown Bag concert features pianist Charles Lieou noon, Wednesday at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LAAC

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) is hosting the first live Brown Bag concert at the Lodge since the beginning of COVID-19 and is thrilled to be welcoming the community to a live lunchtime music performance!

The live concert takes place noon Wednesday, May 5 in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge.

Seating will be limited, and the Arts Council will be following strict COVID-19 safety procedures. Masks will be required.

This Wednesday’s Arts Council’s free Brown Bag concert features


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Coro de Cámara Spring Concert ‘Dancing into May’ … Online Auction Bidding Extended To Friday

Coro de Cámara News:

After a long year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s time for some joyful spring music from the popular local chamber chorus Coro de Cámara. The group’s latest online concert ‘Dancing into May: Celebrating Life, Love, and New Birth’ features madrigal songs, solo piano, and poetry.

The spring-themed concert is free of charge and available for viewing at any time on Coro’s website.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote, “If spring came but once a century instead of once a year, …what wonder and expectation there would be in all hearts to behold the miraculous change.” Recalling the


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Posts From The Road: Paint Mines Interpretive Park

Colorful Formations: Colorful formations featuring shades of red, yellow, and orange are seen on these formations at Paint Mines Interpretive Park in Calhan, Colorado. Various tints of these colors as well as grays, blacks and white rocks and soil are seen within the park. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Overview: While driving to the Paint Mines Interpretive Park, one may think he is in the wrong area until arriving at the eroded landscape featuring formations and colors that are out of this world. The area is typical of eastern Colorado with rolling hills, grasslands, farming and ranching.


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